Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Tectonic Strain Theory and French’s “Haunted Room” Experiment – a Blog By Dr. Michael Persinger.

My Tectonic Strain Theory is alive and well – a Blog by Dr. M.A. Persinger. Despite claims to the contrary, there have been a number of replications, corroborations, and validations of my work with the Tectonic Strain Theory from several independent … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins – Alcohol and the God Helmet don’t mix. – Dr. M.A. Persinger’s Blog

Dawkins had been drinking before his God Helmet Session, and that can interfere with its effects – a Blog by Dr. Michael Persinger. Question: Richard Dawkins is seen drinking wine or wine mixed with soda water (a “Wine Cooler”) before his session … Continue reading

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My theories are not based on religiousness in epileptics – Dr M. A. Persinger’s blog

Question: Are “microseizures” (a concept you have used to help explain religious experiences) actually epileptic events?  (A Blog by Dr. M.A. Persinger) Answer: No, although they do have some things in common with epileptic events (seizures) because they originate from the same source; i.e., … Continue reading

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Religious belief is not an epileptic phenomena – Dr. Michael A Persinger

Is religiosity an epileptic phenomenon? (A Blog by Dr. M.A. Persinger) Answer: The answer to the question, as stated, is “no”.  The microscopic connections between brain cells which are associated with certain patterns of behavior (These patterns are called personality … Continue reading

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New Edition of “Sacred Pathways: The Brain’s role in Religious and Mystic Experiences”

I’ve just finished a new  (second) edition of  Sacred Pathways: The brain’s role in Religious and Mystic Experiences“.  I remain grateful to both H.H. The Dalai Lama, and Dr. Michael A. Persinger for providing forewords to my book.  Although the … Continue reading

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